ամ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ամ (am); see below.

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Noun[edit]

ամ (am)

  1. (archaic, literary) year

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sm̥H- (year). Cognates include Sanskrit समा (sámā, year, season), Old Irish sam (summer). Related to ամառն (amaṙn).

Noun[edit]

ամ (am)

  1. year
    ամի ամի, ամ յամէ, ամ ըստ ամէ‎ ― ami ami, am yamē, am əst amēyearly, annually, a year, every year
    յամէ եւս‎ ― yamē ewsthe following year, the year after
    յառաջիկայ ամի‎ ― yaṙaǰikay aminext year
    յանցելում ամի‎ ― yancʿelum amilast year
    զայս ամ, յայսմ ամի‎ ― zays am, yaysm amithis year
    զամն ողջոյն‎ ― zamn ołǰoynall the year
    ի վերջ կոյս ամին‎ ― i verǰ koys amintowards the end of the year
  2. age

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ամ (am)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ամ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ամ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ամ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “am”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 45, 47